… and in bad, they will always be yours. So exercise these powers and take solace in their presence. Being offended by other people’s actions and words is a choice. But so is being content.
…speaking from a pedestal of my own experience — and I often have to pause, reflect, and make sure I add context to my thoughts.
If you can’t tell your true stories and your truth, you can’t be a real writer. If your writing comes with no risk, you have nothing worth saying.